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  • Colonel Wright better leader because of unit

    On July 11, Col. Cynthia Wright will turn the reins of  the 38th Cyberspace Engineering Install-ation Group over to Lt. Col. Eric DeLange. Shortly thereafter, she'll travel to Air Force Headquarters at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., where she said the lessons she learned here will guide her."Serving in the cyberspace engineering installation
  • Colonel Engle looks back on enjoyable career

    When Col. Thomas Engle commissioned into the Air Force in 1990, he had only one goal - to fly "black jets," otherwise known as high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft. He achieved his goal and said he also gained several more fantastic experiences including serving in the 552nd Air Control Wing.On Aug. 1, the air control wing vice commander will
  • Colonel Mijares praises workers’ successes

    When Col. Ray Mijares came to Tinker two years ago, he said he looked forward to learning how depot maintenance interlocked with supply chain management. The colonel not only grasped a better understanding, but also learned how other pieces completed the Air Force Sustainment Center puzzle. Yet, among the greatest gift he gained was a significant
  • Unusual gift helps Moore couple display American spirit

    To many, May 20, 2013, will be remembered as the day when an EF-5 tornado devastated Moore. But, to Edwin and Edith Kincaid, the date might invoke a different feeling -- one that sparks hope, love and patriotism.Just days after the tornado wreaked havoc on their home, neighborhood and town, the Kincaids received an invaluable gift from a stranger
  • 72nd MSG commander headed to Hawaii, PACAF assignment

    Col. Julie Boit will relinquish command of the 72nd Mission Support Group on July 2 and move on to become the director of Manpower, Personnel, and Services in Pacific Air Forces, headquartered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.As the MSG commander Colonel Boit has led nearly 1,500 military, civilian and contractor personnel who provide a
  • Outgoing 76th CMXG commander proud of his unit

    When Col. Mike Christian arrived at Tinker in June 2011, he said he was advised to "Look, Listen and Learn." The advice paid off and the 76th Commodities Maintenance Group reached impressive feats, compliments to a remarkable team. Yet, the colonel believes the team can accomplish so much more, a challenge that is left to his successor. At 10 a.m.
  • Tinker receives donations from across the country for tornado victims

    Donations to help victims of the May tornadoes have poured in from across the country.Immediately after the May 20 tornado that struck Moore, Tinker leaders established the Emergency Family Assistance Center to give those affected a central place to find the help or supplies they need. And that's when the donations started coming in. The base
  • Be aware of severe weather dangers

    Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena -- lightning. In the United States, an average of 54 people are reported killed each year by lightning. In many parts of the world where Airmen are stationed, summer storms can seem to appear out of nowhere. In addition to lightning, tornadoes are some of nature's most
  • 101 Critical Days: Hot fun in the summer

    The weather is really starting to heat up for most of us and that means all our outdoor activities can get into full swing. Being outdoors in the summer is relaxing, fun and revitalizing if you plan well and are always prepared. Applying risk management techniques to all situations can save a lot of pain in the long run.Sunburn, heatstroke and
  • AFSC/CV grateful for Tinker assignment as he prepares for Pentagon tasking

    When Col. Allan Day arrived at Tinker nearly a year ago, he was excited to be a part of history -- the standup of the Air Force Sustainment Center. Now, as he prepares for his next assignment at the Pentagon, he said he will miss Tinker Air Force Base, the surrounding community, and the AFSC. He has learned so much and looks forward to future
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